paul ryan http://kbia.org en MU scholar: Vice Presidential debate will test Ryan on national stage http://kbia.org/post/mu-scholar-vice-presidential-debate-will-test-ryan-national-stage <p>The vice presidential nominees will take the stage for the first and only Vice Presidential debate this election year on Thursday.</p><p>Mitchell McKinney, an MU Communication professor who has been internationally recognized as a scholar of presidential debates, says this week's debate will serve as a test to Paul Ryan's ability to keep the momentum started by Romney last week.</p><p>McKinney says the debate will be the largest audience that Republican Congressman Paul Ryan has faced in his political career, and the debate will be a test for Ryan on the national stage.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:24:43 +0000 Rachel Karcz 22579 at http://kbia.org MU scholar: Vice Presidential debate will test Ryan on national stage